David Broome was only 20 years old in 1960 when he won Olympic individual bronze medal in Rome on Sunsalve. The same year he also won the Dublin Grand Prix and King George V Gold Cup.
Happy Birthday to British show jumping legend David Broome – 73 years today!
David Broome on Mr Softee.
David Broome on Beethoven at Hickstead in 1970. This is the horse he won the Individual Gold medal with at the World Championships in La Baule 1970.
Here’s a fantastic jump-off from Horse of the Year Show in London 1981 with the fresh Junior European Champion Lesley McNaught, the youngsters John Whitaker and Nick Skelton, David Broome, Malcolm Pyrah, Sally Mapleson, Liz Edgar and Caroline Bradley!
Happy Birthday to David Broome, 72 years today!
Happy Birthday to Pete Robeson, 82 years today!
In this vintage video clip we see Pete Robeson winning the King George V Gold Cup at the Royal International Horse Show at White City in London 1967.
Pete Robeson was a member of the British show jumping team for many years. In Stockholm 1956 he won his first Olympic medal, bronze on Scorchin in the team competition. Eight years later he won individual bronze on Firecrest at the Tokyo 1964 Olympic Games. He did his last Olympics in Montreal 1976, where he was 7th with the team and 14th individual on Law Court.
Raimondo d’Inzeo talks about the Rome 1960 Olympics. Includes beautiful footage of Raimondo d’Inzeo on Posillipo, Piero d’Inzeo on The Rock, David Broome, William Steinkraus a.o. from the Rome Olympics. Raimondo won the gold medal, Piero won silver and David Broome bronze.